Do you imagine your baby growing up to be a pro surfer? Star athlete? Adventurer of the Outback? With a name like Jarrod, he could be all three—and more. This name is favored among big, tough, Australian footballers and rugby stars, as well as quite a few American athletes. Just imagine your little J-Rod in the big leagues or discovering a lost city!


  • english: Spear; strong
  • hebrew: He descends; rose

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

Famous Namesakes:

Athlete Jarrod Washburn, Fictional Character Jarrod Barkley